The WHO Country Office is the focal point for WHO activities in Romania. It was established in January 1991 in Bucharest in order to carry out a series of priority activities. The priorities for the Country Office are set out in the biennial collaborative agreement between WHO/Europe and the host country, and the Office implements the agreement in close collaboration with national institutions and international partner agencies.

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WHO recognized for valuable contribution to public health in Romania

The Romanian Society for Microbiology recognized WHO with a prestigious award for the Organization’s contribution to public health in Romania. The recognition came on 14 November 2019 at an official ceremony opening a national conference of microbiologists and epidemiologists, which this year commemorated 100 years since the birth of Professor Nicolae Cajal.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Romania
United Nations House
Primaverii Street 48A
Bucharest RO-011975
Tel.: +40 212017888, +40 731702886
Fax: +40 212017889

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
Intr. Cristian Popişteanu, Nr. 1-3, Sector 1
Bucharest RO-010024
Tel.: 40744831234
Fax: +40 21 312 4916

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Stopping measles in Romania

A large outbreak of measles has spread across Romania over the past year

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Life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2010)

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